FT publishes story on fake BlackRock CEO letter
The Financial Times wrote a story about a fake annual letter to shareholders from Blackrock CEO Larry Fink, reports Meghan Morris of Business Insider.
Morris writes, “Business media outlets, including the Financial Times, ran stories early on Wednesday with the big news.
“The letter, however, was fake.
“A BlackRock spokesman pointed to the company’s official Twitter account: ‘Don’t be fooled by imitations…Larry’s real CEO letter coming soon,’ the firm tweeted on Wednesday.
“Hours after running the original story – which was deleted – the Financial Times published a piece about the fake letter. An Financial Times spokeswoman declined further comment.”
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